Author Archives: Fr Martin

About Fr Martin

Fr Martin Sylvester is the dean of Nottingham West deanery, and parish priest of Long Eaton.

Holy Mass on Wednesday is at 7.30pm

My apologies for any inconvenience you may experience due to this change to the time printed in the bulletin. The change is necessary because of a meeting I will attend on Wednesday morning. Advertisements

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Women’s World Day of Prayer meeting is cancelled

Just had a phone call from Sheila to say that tomorrow’s (Friday) scheduled meeting at St John’s for the Women’s World Day of Prayer is cancelled because of the weather conditions.

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Statement on abortion

This week saw the fiftieth anniversary of the passing of the Abortion Act. The Bishops of England and Wales and the Bishops of Scotland have issued a joint statement to mark the occasion. Extracts have appeared in the press and … Continue reading

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Bishop Patrick’s Pastoral Letter for Advent 2016

The letter  read out at Holy Mass this weekend. You may read it for yourself, or download a copy, by clicking here.

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News Flash: SVP party

The SVP group write: SVP Christmas Party Dec 1st 2-4.30 at English Martyrs School If you would like to attend or need a lift, please call Margaret 0115 913 3753 or put your name on the list at the back … Continue reading

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News Flash: Holy Mass on Thursday

Holy Mass on Thursday will be celebrated, God willing, at 8.30am, not at 9.30am. Please pray for the meeting later that morning of the bishop and deans of our diocese.

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News Flash: Drop-in tomorrow, Monday

There’s a drop-in session in the hall on Monday 14th September. All welcome. 2pm to 4pm. Come for two hours, for ten minutes, or for anything between.

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